Resolving the seven-year glitch

Design and manufacturing firm Celeros Flow Technology says it has resolved pump performance issues and increased operational life in a recent project with a major water customer.

The health and safety considerations of confined space entry for cleaning terminal storage tanks

A regular tank cleaning regime cuts cross-contamination risks, safeguards key components and detects structural issues that could trigger catastrophic leaks and spills. Without stringent...

Cleaning system helps cope with flood events

An automated storm tank and screen cleaning system is available from spray nozzle specialist BETE. Developed a few years ago, the firm is keen...

Making stronger concrete with ‘sewage-enhanced’ steel slag

A group of researchers say they have shown how a by-product of steelmaking can be used to both treat wastewater and make stronger concrete,...

SEEPEX innovative pump solutions power sustainable sludge treatment at Thames Water

Sponsored content: Thames Water owns and operates Basingstoke Sewage Treatment Works. This regional sludge treatment centre processes sludge from various locations in either liquid or cake form.

Cost-saving clog-free valve gets water industry green light

Around a third of UK Water Companies are now changing over from specifying traditional cast iron flap check valves to a tried and tested...

New startup project ‘nudges’ seafarers to reduce ship emissions

Behavioural change startup Signol launched a seemingly first-of-its kind project with Stolt Tankers on 11 September, aiming to further reduce shipping emissions by using...
The A899 road bridge, where runoff drains into the River Almond

Absorbing hydrocarbons from runoff

IN February 2012, West Lothian Council decided to trial the Smart Sponge® Ultra Urban Filters at the downpipes for the A899 Road Bridge, a...

Sponsored content: New evaporator set to reduce corrosion and boost efficiency

A new, combined evaporator and crystalliser has been developed by HRS Heat Exchangers to treat concentrated waste brine produced during reverse osmosis, and crystallised...

Tackling leakage from all angles

Supply interruptions and water losses from leaks on transmission pipes and trunk mains can be some of the most challenging issues water utilities face given the large diameter of the pipes and the materials of which they are made
Crossness Sewage Treatment Works

Tank Cleaning

IWJS has been chosen by Thames Water to deliver storm tank cleaning works at Crossness Sewage Treatment Works (STW).

Modular stormwater management system gets UK launch

Wavin, a manufacturer of stormwater and rainwater management systems and drainage products, has announced the UK launch of Q-Bic Plus, described as an innovative...

Half-bridge scraper supplier claims edge on cost effectiveness

Half-bridge scrapers made by A&J Fabtech rotate around a central pivot in circular settlement tanks and are said to provide a cost effective option...
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Chemically-resistant coating used in UK biogas storage vessel

A large biogas plant in England has employed one of Ceramic Polymer’s highly resistant coatings on four specific paddle mixers. The shafts and pillar...

Hull enhancement eliminates copper

A Danish biotech firm believes it may have found a way to eliminate copper from ship's paint, replacing it with a more sustainable and biodegradeable alternative: eelgrass acid.

Recycled marine fuels innovator announces first sale of light bitumen

Ecoslops, which claims to be the first company to develop technology to produce recycled marine fuels from marine oil residues (‘slops’), has announced its...

Sponsored content: Packaged treatment acquisition

Wastewater treatment and compliance services provider WPL has been acquired by specialist services company Marlowe for an enterprise value of £10 million.

Data capture technology relieves the pressure on pipeline commissioning

Utilities and pipeline equipment provider PSS Hire has expanded its pressure testing hire fleet to provide the water industry with a complete commissioning solution. The...

Ocean-dumping for Fukushima wastewater: Japan’s complex decision remains contentious

Japan has ended years of speculation over the fate of radioactive wastewater stored in tanks at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant since the 2011...

Lifting specialist reinforces relationship with low level radioactive waste operator

The UK's main facility dedicated to the safe and efficient disposal of low level radioactive waste has reinforced its partnership with Cooper Handling Group...